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We are there to protect you.

You have spent years becoming the best clinician you can be. You need to know you can rely on your defence organisation to provide comprehensive protection and robust support when you need it most.

As a member of Medical Protection we are here for you throughout your whole career, and not just if things go wrong. The range of benefits that make up your membership protect and support you throughout your whole career.

The benefits of membership

Defence to protect your professional reputation

  • Advice and legal representation:
    • for GMC procedures
    • in relation to disciplinary matters
    • at inquests / Fatal Accident Inquiries
  • Support with criminal investigations and allegations arising from your clinical practice
  • Assistance in responding to and resolving complaints
  • Help with unwanted media attention

to protect you when you’re facing a clinical negligence claim

  • The right to request indemnity for clinical negligence claims arising from your private or fee-paying work in general practice (for members in England or Wales)
  • The right to request indemnity for clinical negligence claims arising from your work in general practice (for members in Scotland, Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man)
  • Protection for Good Samaritan acts worldwide
  • An expert, dedicated legal team for your case tailored to your requirements.

Support for your professional development

  • Free communication skills and risk management workshops
  • Free online learning modules
  • CPD available
  • Events around the country.

 
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Advice whenever you need it

  • Free medicolegal advice line
  • Emergency advice available 24/7
  • Online case reports
  • Medicolegal factsheets on common concerns.
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